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International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (15 August 2011) announced that Richard Davies is joining its growing Abu Dhabi-based Middle East and North Africa (MENA) team. This partner appointment reflects the office’s distinctive focus on the built environment and strengthens BLP’s existing construction capabilities. Richard, who was previously at Linklaters, has spent most of […]

International law firm Goltsblat BLP is delighted to announce that Evgeny Timofeev has been appointed as a partner, to lead the growing Russian/CIS tax practice. Evgeny Timofeev, highly-respected in the Russian legal field, joins the firm’s tax department in response to the growing demand from international clients for quality cross-border tax advice. Over the last […]

Law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Rontec Investments on the sale and purchase agreement to acquire the majority of Total’s downstream logistics and marketing operations  in the UK  (comprising around 810 petrol stations, operations in the Channel Islands and Isle of Man, fuel distribution and haulage operations, a terminal at Nottingham and a […]

BLP today announced that Paul Simcock is joining the firm as a partner in its Banking & Capital Markets Group. Paul focuses on acquisition and leveraged financings with an emphasis on the financial sponsor side and he has particular experience in high yield related and New York law financings and restructurings. His clients include private […]

Law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has appointed the former Chairman of the Office of Rail Regulation, Chris Bolt, as a consultant.  Chris, who has spent the last twenty years managing and shaping regulatory issues in the transport and utility sectors starts working with BLP’s Competition, EU and Trade Group this month.  An economist by […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has hired financial services expert Nick Kynoch to its Financial Services and Markets Group. Nick was previously a financial services partner at Mayer Brown. His appointment will further strengthen BLP’s leading firmwide financial services regulatory capability. Nick’s experience includes a broad range of financial services work, helping clients – including the […]

Law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised MEPC, the developer and owner of eight business estates across the UK, on the restructuring of its Hillington Park entities and the prepayment of £74.5m of a £470m loan securitised via Opera Finance (MEPC) plc. The prepayment is part of a wider strategy to address the early […]

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